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In this respect our study can offer only a certain amount of material for the
philosophy and aesthetics of laughter . Nothing more . The historically
determined culture of folk humor which is the object of our study was not opposed
to all ...
Neither sixteenth - century philosophy nor science ( actually the latter did not
exist ) could offer such support for the denial of religion . Systematic rationalism
was impossible . 70 Febvre ' s entire book seeks to prove this proposition .
He does not understand that a philosophy of laughter , a universal comic aspect
of the world are possible . He looks for Rabelais ' philosophy when the latter is
not laughing , or more correctly , whenever Rabelais seems to him to be entirely ...
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Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (Russian: Михаил Михайлович Бахти́н, pronounced [mʲɪxʌˈil mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ bʌxˈtʲin]) (November 17, 1895, Oryol – March 7, 1975) was a Russian philosopher, literary critic ... Read full review
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